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Grand Canyon Wrap Bracelet


About this design:

I had this image from a collection of vintage postcards. I just loved the colors in the Grand Canyon one. The little bits of ribbon knotted around the leather brings the sunset all around the bracelet.

What you’ll need: (buy products below)

  • 3' Lace Leather 3/16"
  • 2' Hand Dyed Silk Ribbon 7/16"
  • 1 Bezel Link
  • other components to fill bezel
  • vintage image for back of bezel
  • 1 Jump Ring 6mm
  • 1 2" Headpin
  • 1 Lobster Clasp 15x9mm

Additional Images:

Step-by-Step Instructions:

Step 1:
First I properly sealed my oval cut piece of vintage postcard. Then I stuck it down and layered in materials that brought that earthy vibe in the image - a curlique from a grape vine, and a couple of pebbles.
Step 2:
Once my resin piece was fully cured, I attached it to the length of leather lace. Then I loosely wrapped the leather around my wrist to have a baseline for where to place my knots and tie on the snippets of ribbon. I like the knots because of the texture they bring to the piece. Once I was done knotting and tying ribbon, I decided where I wanted the end to be and attached the lobster clasp with a jump ring.
Step 3:
The charm gives that last zip of color from the trees and grasses before the sun goes down. I love putting charms on my clasps :)

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  1. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    I love the touch of the little knots of ribbon. They are reminiscent of barbed wire, but much more colorful and less painful!

  2. Purple Chick aka Violet
    Purple Chick aka Violet says:

    What a wonderful design !!!
    I grew up in AZ and went to the Grand Canyon many times…. this
    brings back so many memories !!

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    Gorgeous! :D

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous!

  5. opalgem101
    opalgem101 says:

    Very Very Cool! Where do you find your vintage postcards? Love you design.

  6. Shannon aka Silly Chick
    Shannon aka Silly Chick says:

    Coolest resin focal I’ve ever seen! Love your work – edgy and always original!

  7. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Very unique design. I really like the way you have incorporated the silk with the leather. Great color, too.

  8. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Very beautiful and unique!

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